The international police agency Interpol has warned that cyber criminals are targeting hospitals at the forefront of the coronavirus response. It said that criminals were planting malicious software that blocks computers unless a ransom is paid, mainly through emails containing an infected link. We speak to Interpol's Secretary-General Jürgen Stock.
Also in the programme: Russia is using facial recognition technology to enforce its lockdown; and we look at the emergence of what's been labelled "pandemic pop".
(A source code on a computer: EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO)
Coronavirus: Spain records lowest death number in a week
The death toll in Spain has risen by 809 in 24 hours, the first time in three days that the daily toll has been under 900. Spain has a total of 124,736 cases - more than Italy and the government is considering extending the lockdown for another two weeks.
Also in the programme: How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only face-mask factory overnight; and Britain's opposition Labour Party has a new, more moderate leader - the former human rights lawyer, Sir Keir Starmer.
(Photo: A general view of the almost empty Plaza Castilla in central Madrid, Spain. Credit:EPA).
Pressure eases on Spain's intensive care units
New trends suggest social distancing and other Covid-19 measures are working in Spain, where the daily death toll from the coronavirus fell slightly for the first time this week.
Also in the programme: In the absence of national restrictions, Brazil's favelas are organising their own responses to the virus; and is China's "face-mask diplomacy" a ploy to turn a national disaster into a global triumph?
(Picture: Health workers Barcelona applaud citizens who showed their gratitude to hospital staff from balconies and windows last week. Credit: Nacho Doce/Reuters)
How will the pandemic affect the US election?
After the Democratic Party postpones naming its presidential candidate, and the Republican convention no longer seems set in stone, could the US presidential elections this November fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic?
Also in the programme: French police crackdown on people breaking the lockdown for a traditional Easter holiday exodus from the cities, and a love-story for the age of the Coronavirus.
(Picture: A Florida poll worker wipes up a voter check-in counter while waiting on voters to arrive. Credit: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
US jobless claims hit new record
Fresh claims for unemployment benefit in the United States have more than doubled in a week, as the labour market has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Also in the programme: can Venezuela cope with a significant outbreak? And Noam Chomsky on a radical solution to the economic shock.
(Picture: A spike in a graph from the US bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit: BBC)